Self Harm Behavior and Eating Disorders: Dynamics, Assessment and Treatment / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$53.01
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $47.21
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 27%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $47.21   
  • New (3) from $47.21   
  • Used (3) from $84.74   

Overview

The number of eating disorders patients presenting with symptoms of self-harm is growing quickly, and yet there is surprisingly little known about this unique population.

Self-Harm Behavior and Eating Disorders explores the prevalent but largely uncharted relationship between self-injury behaviors and eating disorders symptoms. In the first major book to focus on this area, a renowned group of international scholars and practitioners addresses the subject from a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives. The book is categorized into sections covering epidemiology, psychodynamics, assessment, and a final section covering potential treatment options, including dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, interventions strategies, group therapy, and pharmacological approaches.

This unrivaled collection of case studies, theoretical exploration, and practical application forms a benchmark for the field, and offers a stepping-stone for new research and innovative treatment strategies. In an area with little available information, previously spread out among diffuse sources, this volume represents the state-of-the-field resource for anyone working with complex eating disorders patients.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Levitt et al., by examining the overlap between bulimia, anorexia nervosa and other forms of self-injurious behaviour, have helped re-integrate the treatment of eating disorders into the rest of psychiatry." - Martin Guha, Librarian, Kings College Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415946988
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

John L. Levitt, Ph.D. is Clinical Director of Eating Disorders and Violence and Abuse Programs at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in Hoffman Estates, IL.
Randy A. Sansone, M.D. is a Professor at the Wright State University School of Medicine and Director of Psychiatry at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH.
Leigh Cohn, M.A.T. is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, and Publisher of G├╝rze Books, a company that has specialized in eating disorders publications and education since 1980.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction. Levitt, Sansone, Cohn, Epidemiology. Sansone, Levitt, The Prevalence of Self-harm Behaviors Among Those with Eating Disorders. Nasser, Cross-cultural Issues and Self-harm Behavior. Psychodynamics. Favaro, Ferrara, Santonastaso, Impulsive and Compulsive Self-injurious Behavior and Eating Disorders. Anderson, Bulik, Bulik, Self-harm and Suicide Attempts in Bulimia Nervosa. Sansone, Sansone, Levitt, Borderline Personality Disorder: Self-harm and Eating Disorders. Hartman McGilley, Feminist Perspectives on Self-harm Behavior and Eating Disorders. Assessment. Sansone, Sansone, Assessment Tools: Eating Disorder Symptoms and Self-harm Behavior. Juzwin, The Self Injury Self-report Inventory. Treatment. Sansone, Levitt, Sansone, An Overview of Psychotherapy Strategies for the Management of Self Harm. Behavior. Claes, Vandereycken, Vertommen, Therapy Related Assessment of Self-harming Behaviors in Eating Disorder. Clients: A Case Illustration. McCabe, Marcus, Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Eating Disorder Patients with Self-harm Behavior. Myers, Wonderlich, Norton, Crosby, An Integrative Cognitive Therapy Approach to the Treatment of Multi-impulsive. Bulimia Nervosa. Ostroff, Eclectic Treatment of Eating Disorders and Self-injury: A Case Illustration. Costin, Interventions and Strategies for Families and Friends of the Self Harming Patient With an Eating Disorder. Levitt, A Self-regulatory Approach to the Treatment of Eating Disorders and Self-injury. Levitt, Sansone, Group Therapy for the Treatment of Self-destructive Behavior. Sansone, Levitt, Sansone, Psychotropic Medications, Self Harm Behavior, and Eating Disorders.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)